Elena Bytyqi 6:20, UK

Why don’t they leave? This is a common question asked by those who are not victims of abuse. Domestic abuse can affect a person both physically and emotionally, and there are many barriers that in the way of leaving. Hope is a documentary which explores a personal story of domestic abuse.

Hello, my name is Elena Bytyqi. I love to create short documentaries and combine handmade collages, drawing, and paintings alongside digital techniques. My work is fuelled by nostalgic themes and imagery, and I am particularly inspired by Albanian culture, political themes and youth culture.